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Coarseware 12

Name: Coarseware 12 Code: C12
Distinguishing features: Colour
Colour: Bright pinkish orange Texture: Smooth Strength: Strong
Hardness: Medium-high Resistance: High Fracture: Conchoidal
Manufacture: Wheel Firing temperature: High Firing atmosphere: Oxidizing
Surface treatment: Thick flesh pink slip on interior and exterior
Clay matrix: Well elutriated
Type Size mm. Colour Mineral % Shape Sorting Note
Crystals <0.5 Greyish transparent Quartz? 3 Angular Poor  
Particles <1 White Lime 5 Sub-round Poor With reaction rims
Particles <1 Dark red-black Grog 10 Sub-round Poor  
Platelets <1 Golden Biotite mica 1 Platelet Poor  

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